Colonel Hogan leads a ragtag band of POW's caught behind German lines in this popular television comedy. The bumbling Germans give Hogan and his crew plenty of opportunities to sabotage their war efforts. Colonel Klink is more concerned with having everything run smoothly and avoiding any trouble with his superiors (especially anything that might result in his being reassigned and sent to the front) than with being tough on Hogan and his fellow prisoners. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
If you liked World War II, you'll love Hogan's Heroes!
Did You Know?
Another recurring character was Burkhalter's sister Frau Gertrude Linkmeyer, usually played by Kathleen Freeman
, but on one occasion, in the fourth year, by Alice Ghostley
, who also appeared in a final season episode as the wife of a Nazi field marshal. See more
Sgt. Schultz' serial number changes in every episode in which he announces it. See more
[Hogan impersonating Gestapo and holds up a General at gunpoint
What is this, you are not Gestapo?
Lucky for you, we're going to get you out of this country.
But I don't want to leave the country.
After your supply factory is blown up and the Gestapo blame you and you still want to stay?
I'm coming with you.
Referenced in The Time Tunnel